A quarter of the Portuguese population received at least one dose of the vaccine against Covid-19, indicates the weekly report released this Tuesday (see in PDF).
Between December 27 and May 2, 2.568 million people received at least one vaccine, equivalent to 25% of the population.
Last week, 341,000 people were vaccinated against Covid-19, the health authorities said.
With the complete vaccination, there are now 915 thousand Portuguese, equivalent to 9% of the population.
In the last week almost 87 thousand people took the second dose.
By age group, 82% of the elderly over 80 years of age already have the complete vaccination, in a total of 557 thousand people immunized.
Between 65 and 79 years old, 71% received the first dose and 7% both.
In an analysis by regions, Lisbon and Vale do Tejo have administered, until now, 1.152 million doses and the North, 1.149 million vaccines for Covid-19.
Portugal received more than 4.2 million vaccines for the new coronavirus, according to the balance sheet until 2 May.
Since the beginning of the pandemic, 837,715 cases of the disease have been confirmed in Portugal, of which 797,901 managed to recover and 16,981 died.
Source: Renascença – Noticias by rr.sapo.pt.
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